As the holiday season is upon us, many of us are thinking about last minute gift ideas. If you have a music and vinyl lover in your life there are countless goodies you can look to for smaller gifts, or some more exciting options if you want to “win” at gift giving. Record Carrying Case […]
Like almost all other music mediums, the vinyl record has undergone some changes over the years in both its format and construction. Currently, 48 record manufacturers exist worldwide. 18 of them are in the U.S. Here’s a brief history of vinyl manufacturing and trace its evolution from its humble beginnings.
Music. From rap to pop to opera, music is a unique and personal way to express your opinion, beliefs, and feelings. Music can be the catalog of an individual’s life story; or it can be a simple stand-alone piece that evokes strong emotion for a short time. As important as music is to our lives, […]
You’ve probably heard it before: Vinyl records sound “better” or “warmer” than CDs and digital songs. Today’s consumers collect records for this very reason. But what gives vinyl that warmer characteristic?
Music serves different needs for different people. Great music will either excite or relax you, or intrigue with a multitude of emotions according to what the artist provides and you want to feel. Although a SmartPhone or Ipad with either a BlueTooth speaker or headphones are perfectly acceptable as a means of listening to the […]
Music might be the mainstay of a vinyl’s worth, but music enthusiasts love a solid vinyl cover. For some the cover art is almost as important as the music itself.
Any turntable lover knows what wow and flutter are. If you want to maximize your music playback’s potential, you’ll need to understand the variety of background factors which create high-end sounds. As with any CD player, audio tape or speaker system, turntables have several sound quality ‘markers.’ A turntable’s wow and flutter determine a record’s […]